This year's virtual conference will be available for streaming:

June 18, 2021

As a leader, how do you build an organization that both succeeds and makes an enduring impact on society?  At Lead Where You Stand, you’ll hear from world-class speakers who will inspire you to lead well and pursue the greater good. Whether you come from the business world, a non-profit organization or the government, you’ll gain valuable new insights and skills. All conference content will be available to access for $99.

Registration Opens Soon


Marcus "Goodie" Goodloe

Goodloe, senior fellow for ethics and justice at Dallas Baptist University’s Institute for Global Engage, will speak about “Holding Court with the King: Leadership Lessons from the Life and Times of Martin Luther King Jr.” He is a scholar, mentor, speaker and author of the book “King Maker: Applying Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Leadership Lessons in Working with Athletes and Entertainers" as well as "Habits: Six Steps to the Art of Influence."

Erin Meyer

Meyer, author of “The Culture Map: Breaking Through the Invisible Boundaries of Global Business,” is a professor at INSEAD, an international business school with campuses in France, Singapore and Abu Dhabi. Based in Paris, she analyzes how national cultural differences impact business and speaks about cross cultural management and global teamwork. In 2017 Thinkers50 selected her as one of the 50 most influential business thinkers of the year. HR Magazine named her one of the 30 most important HR thinkers of the same year. 

David Brooks

Brooks, New York Times columnist and author of the best-selling book “The Road to Character,” is one of America’s most prominent political and social commentators. His most recent book, "The Second Mountain: The Quest for a Moral Life," quickly became a New York Times Bestseller. He writes a bi-weekly op-ed column for the New York Times and regularly appears on PBS News Hour and National Public Radio’s All Things Considered. He has also written “The Social Animal,” “On Paradise Drive,” and “Bobos in Paradise.” This is the fourth year Brooks has been a keynote speaker at the conference.

Gayle Beebe

Gayle Beebe, president at Westmont since 2007, has spent more than a quarter century in higher education. He has authored or edited 10 books and more than 40 articles, including "Longing for God: Seven Paths of Christian Devotion" and "The Shaping of an Effective Leader: Eight Formative Principles of Leadership." Leading unprecedented growth at Westmont while facing significant challenges, he has loved attracting new resources to build out the campus, developing new academic and co-curricular programs, and pursuing the next horizon. 

Lisa DeBoer

DeBoer, earned a national book prize in 2016 when her book was awarded the Lilly Fellows Program’s Arlin G. Meyer Prize for academic non-fiction. DeBoer will speak about “Imagining the Room where it Happens: Site Specific Art and Ideas of Leadership.” As professor of art at Westmont, she specializes in visual arts and Christian worship, and 16th and 17th century Dutch and Flemish Art. Her latest research is on the role of images in authorizing news and history in the Low Countries during the Eighty Years’ War. She’s received numerous fellowships, including a Javits and a Fulbright.


The Mosher Center for Moral and Ethical Leadership

The Brittingham Family Foundation

Montecito Institute